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The Religion of Odin: A Handbook


Published 1978
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An illustrated book detailing some of the more commonly-held beliefs and ritual practices of Odinists and those that adhere to Asatru.

Produced by Irv Slauson of the Asatru Free Church Committee of Red Wing, Montana in 1978

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THE RELIGION OF ODIN - A HANDBOOK -

TABLE OF CONTENTS

The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution
Page 1
Odin's Rune Song
2
The Hammer Token
2
Prediction from "The Oracles of Nostradamus"
3
The Priesthood of Odin
3
The Religion of Odin - An Introduction
4
The Name of the Religion
10
Who was Odin? Historian Edward Gibbons
10
Who was Odin? From the Prose Edda
10
The Mission of Odinism - N.J. Templin, Elder, The Runic Society
15
What is the Odinist Religion? - From the Asatru Free Assembly, Turlock, California
15
What is Odinism? The Odinist Movement
18
What are the Principles of Odinism? The Asatruarmenn of Iceland
20
What are the Principles of Odinism? .... The Asatru Free Church Committee
21
What are the Principles of The Asatru Free Assembly-California
23
This is Odinism The Odinist Committee, London, England
24
The Nature of Odin The Asatru Free Church Committee
25
Is there an Afterlife? The Asatru Free Church Committee
28
Excerps from the Poem - "Sigurd, the Volsung", by Wm Morris
Page
31
The New Heathen of Germany Asatru Free Church Committee Helgi Hundingsbani
34
The Song of the Shield Ring Helgi Hundingsbani
38
Odin, Asatru, and the Exploration of Space - From the Asatru Free Assembly - California
39
The Havamal, or Words of the High One Thorpe's Translation
43

Page 58 INSERT Lettered Pages

Foundations of Odinism
a thru n
Erich Ludendorff (Photo)
o
Tasman Forth...(Photo)
p
Odinist Wedding
q thru s
The Burial Mounds at Old Uppsala
t
A Name-Giving Ceremony
u thru v
Frey (illustration)
w
The Coming of the Norseman (Illustration)
X
The Franks invade Gaul (illustration)
y
The Vikings in Russia (Illustration)
z
Instruction concerning Conduct
aa thru cc
Communion
dd thru ff

The Gods A Thumbnail Sketch Helgi Hundingsbani
68
Odinist Organizations
75
Odinist Periodicals
76
The Odinist Calender of Festivals
77
The Odinist Calenders
78
Some Odinist Religious Observances
80
The Philosophy of Courage By US Civil War General Horace Porter Reprinted from the "Survivor" by Kurt Saxon
82
The Gene Pool & Sexual Survival By Kurt Saxon Reprinted from the "Survivor"
97
What are the Runes? Reprinted from the "Rune stone" - The Asatru Free Assembly
102

Forming an Odinist Study Group or Church The Asatru Free Church Committee
page 106
A List of Study Texts
110
Places of interest to Odinists
112
Viking Funeral The Runic Society
119
Burial Customs of the Teutons
120
The Odinic Funeral Asatru Free Church Committee
126
Glossary of Names and Definitions
IMZ
The Marks of Liberty
152


Year 1978
Language English
Collection opensource

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